An upgraded detour connecting Taneatua and Whakatane on State Highway 2 re-opened today, with traffic being diverted onto the new route well ahead of the Christmas holidays, reports the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).
The NZ Transport Agency has re-opened all southbound lanes on Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) - two hours early than planned after a successful overnight operation to connect or stitch together the new southbound and northbound viaducts across Newmarket.
The NZ Transport Agency is making good use of the material being cleared from the massive slip at the Manawatu Gorge, with a significant amount of the estimated 200,000 cubic metres of rock and dirt brought down in the slip likely to be recycled for use in nearby road works.
The NZ Transport Agency has announced two significant developments relating to improvements on Auckland's Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) as part of its programme of works to complete the city's Western Ring Route.
Tauranga's Harbour Link Project was last night awarded the highest New Zealand engineering excellence honours taking out the Supreme Award at the New Zealand Engineering Excellence Award Dinner held in Wellington, reports the New Zealand Transport Agency.